Bill Roberson

Bill Roberson

Bill Roberson authors the Throttle Jockey motorcycle column for The Manual. A lifelong motorhead, velocity addict, wirehead, shutterbug and cinephile, he's a Portland, Oregon native and enjoys exploring the region and world by motorcycle. When not on his two-wheelers, he's a dedicated dad, husband, photographer and Oregon Ducks fan. He also writes, shoots product photos and produces video content for both Digital Trends and The Manual.
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What Kind of Motorcycle Should I Get?

Been thinking about getting into motorcycling? One of the first questions you'll need to answer is what kind of motorcycle is right for you.
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Get up to Speed on Motorcycle Slang with Our Comprehensive Dictionary

Like any specialty, motorcycling has its own vocabulary. This ever-expanding cheat sheet will have you sounding like a seasoned rider in no time.
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Can the Zero DSR Electric Motorcycle Compete with Gas-Powered Bikes?

After several weeks onboard the Zero DSR dual-sport electric motorcycle, we think we've found the true sweet spot for traffic warriors who like to get around on two wheels.
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Ducati Unveils New Panigale V4 Models and Scrambler 1100

Ducati has pulled back the curtain on its 2018 motorcycle lineup, and we like what we see.
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The Harley Street Rod looks much like its Street 750 brother, but it's actually a very different animal in many important ways.